OKUP – Strategic Planning Workshop

Group work_OKUP

A three day strategic planning workshop has been organized at BACE Training Centre, Sonargoan, Dhaka from 19 to 22 August 2017. The core objective of the workshop was to collect insight feedback from staffs and management to formulate the strategic planning of OKUP for next five years. The major endeavors of the workshop was to attain some key issues- 1) to sketch the milestones of OKUP since its inception to till date 2) to get insights into the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and 7th 5 year plan of Bangladesh to comprehend the trends of future development field, and 3) to formulate a strategic plan of OKUP for next five years with a timeframe of execution through action. The workshop sessions were facilitated by a prominent consultant, who is an expert on organizational development. Around 20 participants from Executive Committee members, senior, mid and front level staff both from field and head offices of OKUP have participated in the workshop. Different participatory approaches i.e. power point presentations, group discussions and team work, brain storming, critical reasoning and thinking, role playing etc. were followed to make the sessions more live and interactive.

All participants have tried to give in-depth feedback and effort to bring diversity in terms of programs of OKUP for future planning. At the end of the workshop, outcome of group works came into fruition through the draft initiation of strategic planning of OKUP for next five years. It is mentioned that Caritras Luxembourg has extended its hand to develop the strategic planning for OKUP as a part of organizational development.